November 2 - 4  2018 




Hallmark Hotel, Derby

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  • MidCon is a board-games convention held in the comfort of a top class hotel in Derby, UK, which is organised by a group of independent amateur board games enthusiasts. MidCon 2018 will be the 39th and will take place from November 2 to November 4 at the Hallmark Hotel, Derby

  • The convention is open for bookings for 2018. Please note that this year, rooms need to be booked directly with the hotel, not through the convention. Details are on the booking form. If you are not already on the MidCon mailing list and wish to be so, send an e-mail via the Queries link in the left hand margin.

  • MidCon provides a very comfortable setting to play your favourite board games and to try out new ones; to meet old friends and find new ones. The emphasis is on relaxation and enjoyment. With typically more than 230 people present, MidCon is big enough to provide the variety you want, but small enough to retain the personal touch.

  • As well as the gaming, there is the Spirit Games stall for new games and the Bring & Buy for second-hand games, plus the real ale bar and the famous MidCon quiz.

  • For any questions contact the MidCon committee click here

Garden room at the Hallmark Hotel, Derby

The main gaming room at MidCon

Latest news

The 2018 con booklet  is now  available

A slight change has been made to the timings of the Bring & Buy event. 

Bring & Buy spreadsheet now available for those who want to register their games for sale in advance

MidCON discount code reinstated in hotel booking process

Mug shots of the committee members 

Facebook page is now available, plus a Facebook group. Also a guild on Boardgamegeek 

Guide for absolute beginners (newcomers to cons and MidCon in particular) is also available.